Mechanical Engineer Salary in Los Angeles, California (United States)

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $68,378 per year. A skill in ANSYS is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$48,983 - $100,260
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100K
MEDIAN: $68,377
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Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$14.69 - $51.95
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,983 - $100,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$190.00 - $17,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,916 - $104,438  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 357
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.69 - $51.95  
   
Overtime
$26.70 - $75.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$190.00 - $17,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,916 - $104,438  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 357
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

ANSYS
up arrow 17%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%
CATIA
up arrow 4%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
0%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
National Average
$69,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
AutoCAD
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Matlab
up arrow 3%
AutoDesk
up arrow 3%
Autocad 2000i
up arrow 6%
C++
up arrow 12%

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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%
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